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Will I get diabetes if I drink soft drinks every day?

Question: Will I get diabetes if I drink soft drinks every day? Answer: Diabetes is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The most prevalent form of diabetes, type 2 diabetes, can be inherited and triggered by unhealthy lifestyle habits. Physical inactivity, obesity, plus a high-fat, calorie dense, and nutritionally poor diet are […]

The Diabetes Center’s Busy Worker

American writer and lecturer Joseph Campbell once said: “The job of an educator is to teach students to see the vitality in themselves.” Indeed, an educator’s role is not just to impart knowledge, but to make students realize that what they are learning is necessary and beneficial for them. More than just ideas, the knowledge […]

Pre-Diabetes Timebomb Warning

Diabetes UK warned around 7 million people in the UK who have early warning signs of diabetes about the long-term damage if they would not change .2 their unhealthy lifestyle. “People with higher than normal blood sugar levels are 12 times more at risk in developing full-blown type 2 diabetes,” Diabetes UK chief executive Douglas […]

Chinese Women with Gestational Diabetes Prone to Type 2 Diabetes

A study found that Chinese women diagnosed with gestational diabetes are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and hypertension compared to pregnant women with normal recorded glucose tolerance. Related terms:chinese pronegestational diabetes woman prone to diabetes 2???gestational diabetes chinesewhy are pregnant chinese women at higher risk of diabetestype 2 diabetes pregant women […]

Sexual Dysfunction prevalent in Women with Type 1 Diabetes

Results of the long-term findings from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT)/ Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (EDIC) found that women diagnosed with type 1 diabetes are more prone to developing problems in sexual function and satisfaction. Related terms:diabetic type 1 women

More Fish, Greater Diabetes Risk?

Contrary to published findings that having fish for dinner a couple of times a week may cut your risk of heart-related ailments, a recent study hinted that the same good result may not be seen in diabetes patients. Related terms:womens health study fish intake Diabetesfish diabetes risk

The Educator and His Diabetes

Jerwin Aguiba was a remarkable student. He finished fifth in his high school class (a class comprising almost 2,000 students). A math wizard, he was admitted to the country’s premier university to major in chemical engineering. He topped the board exam for chemical engineers after graduation, and, as was quite common for bright students, the […]

Conquering the Supermarket Aisles and Diabetes

The success of diabetes mellitus management is largely influenced by what goes into our shopping carts and eventually into our mouths. This makes wise and healthy shopping habits essential in managing diabetes, the prevalence of which co knues to increase among Filipinos. Let us accompany you to your trip to the supermarket and usher you […]

Caring For Students with Diabetes

Children with diabetes often have type 1, or “insulin-dependent” diabetes, in which the pancreas doesn’t make insulin. They must administer insulin daily through multiple injections or an insulin pump. Children can also have type 2 diabetes. Though type 2 diabetes is usually found in older adults, it has been on the rise in children and […]

Leg Cramps related to Diabetes?

Question: “I often get leg cramps at night. What could be causing this? Is this related to my diabetes?” Answer: Leg cramps are usually sudden contractions or tightening of the calf muscles that last a few seconds to a few minutes. Sometimes these involve the foot and thigh and frequently occur when you’re falling asleep […]